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Sensorion Announces the Full Conversion of Sofinnova Partners Convertible Bonds Into Ordinary Shares

Share:
  • Sofinnova Crossover I SLP converted into ordinary shares of the Company all of the 7,500,000 convertible bonds ("CBs") it had subscribed for in June 2019
  • The conversion was undertaken on a price basis of €0.76 per share
  • Sofinnova Crossover I SLP now holds 11,822,258 ordinary shares and 20.19% of the share capital and voting rights of Sensorion

Regulatory News:

Sensorion (FR0012596468 – ALSEN / PEA-PME eligible) (Paris:ALSEN), a pioneering clinical-stage biotech company which specializes in the development of novel therapies to restore, treat and prevent within the field of hearing loss disorders announces Sofinnova Crossover I SLP converted into ordinary shares all the convertible bonds it had subscribed for in June 2019.

Sofinnova Crossover I SLP converted into ordinary shares of the Company all of the 7,500,000 convertible bonds ("CBs") it had subscribed for in June 2019. The conversion of these CBs has been undertaken in accordance with the terms of the CBs on the basis of a reference price corresponding to the lower of (a) €1.3662, and (b) the volume weighted average of the prices of the trading sessions during a three-month period ending on the trading day preceding the conversion request date, i.e. €0.76. The number of ordinary shares issued by the Company as a result of such conversion is 9,868,421 and these new ordinary shares will be listed on Euronext Growth on the same trading line as the existing ordinary shares (ISIN Code FR0012596468). Following the conversion of the CBs, Sofinnova Crossover I SLP holds 11,822,258 ordinary shares of the Company, representing 20.19% of the share capital and voting rights of the Company.

New capital structure

 

Before conversion of

Sofinnova Partners

convertible bonds

After conversion of

Sofinnova Partners

convertible bonds

On a fully diluted basis

 

Number of

shares

Capital

Ownership

Number of

shares

Capital

Ownership

Number of

shares

Capital

Ownership

Inserm Transfert Initiative

982,911

2.02%

982,911

1.68%

982,911

1.61%

Innobio (Bpifrance)

3,499,874

7.19%

3,499,874

5.98%

3,499,874

5.74%

Management, employees, directors(1)(3)(4)

221,582

0.46%

221,582

0.38%

1,817,493

2.98%

Cochlear

533,755

1.10%

533,755

0.91%

533,755

0.88%

Invus

20,591,259

42.29%

20,591,259

35.16%

20,591,259

33.80%

Sofinnova Partners (OC 0624)(2)

1,953,837

4.01%

11,822,258

20.19%

11,822,258

19.40%

New Investors (september 2019 capital raise)

9,489,051

19.49%

9,489,051

16.20%

9,489,051

15.57%

Free Float (including former officers)(4)

11,422,362

23.46%

11,422,362

19.50%

12,192,741

20.01%

Total

48,694,631

100.00%

58,563,052

100.00%

60,929,342

100.0%

Assumptions before conversion of Sofinnova Partners convertible bonds:

(1): Including 160,000 free shares granted on May 29, 2018

Assumptions after conversion of Sofinnova Partners convertible bonds:

(2): Based on a conversion of (OC 0624) at a price of €0.76

Assumptions on a fully diluted basis:

(4): Based on a conversion of (OC 0321) owned by an officer at a price of €1.30

(5): Including existing 2,190,109 BSPCE, BSA and free shares (including the 160,000 free shares granted on May 29,2018) issued by the company / 1 BSA = 1 share

About Sensorion

Sensorion is a pioneering clinical-stage biotech company, which specializes in the development of novel therapies to restore, treat and prevent within the field of hearing loss disorders. Its clinical-stage portfolio includes one Phase 2 product: SENS-401 (Arazasetron) for sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). Sensorion has built a unique R&D technology platform to expand its understanding of the pathophysiology and etiology of inner ear related diseases enabling it to select the best targets and modalities for drug candidates. The Company is also working on the identification of biomarkers to improve diagnosis of these underserved illnesses. Sensorion has launched in the second half of 2019 two preclinical gene therapy programs aiming at correcting hereditary monogenic forms of deafness including Usher Type 1 and deafness caused by a mutation of the gene encoding for Otoferlin. The Company is uniquely placed through its platforms and pipeline of potential therapeutics to make a lasting positive impact on hundreds of thousands of people with inner ear related disorders; a significant global unmet medical need.

www.sensorion-pharma.com

Label : SENSORION

ISIN : FR0012596468

Mnemonic : ALSEN

Disclaimer

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning Sensorion and its business. Such forward looking statements are based on assumptions that Sensorion considers to be reasonable. However, there can be no assurance that such forward-looking statements will be verified, which statements are subject to numerous risks, including the risks set forth in the ‘Document de référence' registration document filed with the ‘Autorité des Marchés Financiers' (AMF French Financial Market Authority) on September 7th, 2017 under n°R.17-062 and to the development of economic conditions, financial markets and the markets in which Sensorion operates. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are also subject to risks not yet known to Sensorion or not currently considered material by Sensorion. The occurrence of all or part of such risks could cause actual results, financial conditions, performance or achievements of Sensorion to be materially different from such forward-looking statements.

This press release and the information that it contains do not constitute an offer to sell or subscribe for, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for, Sensorion shares in any country. The communication of this press release in certain countries may constitute a violation of local laws and regulations. Any recipient of this press release must inform oneself of any such local restrictions and comply therewith.

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